Afghanistan

Scholarly Publications

Values and History in U.S.-South Korean Relations

October 2010

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News

Eikenberry trains East Africa’s rising military leaders

March 2015

Karl Eikenberry recently returned from a visit to Rwanda where he lectured military and policy officials from across East Africa at the Rwanda Defence Force Command and Staff College (RDFCSC)....

Faculty Spotlight: Donald K. Emmerson

March 2014

Donald K. Emmerson reflects on his 15 years at Stanford and speaks about his life and career beyond academia, highlighting his initial draw to Southeast Asia and penchant for the Socratic discourse.

Career diplomat reflects, emphasizes complexity of statecraft

February 2014

Stephen Bosworth, a visiting lecturer at FSI in residence at Shorenstein APARC, discusses his career in the U.S.

Events

U.S.-China Relations and the 'Re-balance' to Asia

June 3, 2014

The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia is about much more than China’s rise and changing role in the region, but US-China relations are an integral part of the new policy and the way it is...

China's Military Modernization and National Security Strategy

May 14, 2012

China's defense budget has grown over the past two decades to become the second largest in the world, though still far below that of the United States.

Korea and the Next American Presidency

November 14, 2008

In addition to Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the financial crisis, and the housing crisis (as if that were not enough!), the next American president will have his hands full with matters on the...

Projects

Tokyo in a Season of Turmoil

As the winter turns to spring and the cherry trees blossom, Japan confronts challenges in every domain: economics and business, security and defense, diplomacy and politics.  The troubled global...
English

Multimedia

Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Contradictions: America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

July 2015

Former Ambassador to the U.S. and Karl Eikenberry speaks at the Aspen Ideas Festival on June 29, 2015 and reflects on lessons learned from interventions into unstable nations.

State-Strengthening in Afghanistan 2001-2014

March 2015

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), in partnership with Chatham House and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), recently held a conference on state-strengthening in Afghanistan.